Rational Synthesis of Multimetallic Nanocrystals for Plasmonics and Catalysis
14 Jan 2020 | Contributor(s):: Ahn, Jae Wan
Advisors: Dong Qin, Zhiqun Lin, Meilin Liu, Preet Singh, Joseph SadighiMultimetallic noble-metal nanocrystals have attracted considerable attention owing to their broad structure-property relationship for applications in plasmonics and catalysis. However, it remains a major challenge to...
Plasmonic Nanostructures and Metamaterials for Nanoscale Light-Matter Interaction
14 Jan 2020 | Contributor(s):: Shams Mousavi, Seyed Hamed
Advisors: Ali Adibi, Mostafa A. El-Sayed, Wenshan Cai, Benjamin Klein, Zhigang Jiang, Hayk HarutyunyanThe objective of this dissertation is to study the light-matter interaction phenamena at nanoscale in the presence of plasmonic nanostructures and metamaterials. Using the principles of...
Plasmonic Hybrid Nanoconstructs for Subwavelength Manipulation of Optical Properties
21 Aug 2019 | Contributor(s):: Zhang, Shuaidi
Advisors: Vladimir V. Tsukruk, Zhiqun Lin, Wenshan Cai, Younan Xia, Ali AdibiPlasmonic nanostructures give rise to intriguing optical phenomena such as deep-subwavelength light focusing, precisely tunable scattering/absorption, and super-linearity enhancement. These properties could be harnessed...
Engineering Localized Surface Plasmons in Doped Semiconductor Nanomaterials
20 Aug 2018 | Contributor(s):: Boyuk, Dmitriy
Advisors: Michael Filler, Chris Jones, Paul Kohl, Wenshan Cai, Younan XiaDoped semiconductors materials have emerged as the preeminent materials platform for development of optoelectronic technologies harnessing the LSPR phenomena in the infrared spectral regime. The capacity to engineer a...
Design of Multicomponent Nanostructured Surfaces With Tailored Optical Properties
20 Aug 2018 | Contributor(s):: Geldmeier, Jeffrey A.
Advisors: Vladimir V. Tsukruk, Zhiqun Lin, Seung Soon Jang, Wenshan Cai, Younan XiaTwo promising ways of manipulating light-matter interactions at the nanoscale are through the use of noble metal plasmonic nanostructures and quantum dots. However, the majority of previous studies focus on single...
Bimetallic Nanocrystals for Applications in Plasmonics and Catalysis
22 Jan 2018 | Contributor(s):: Sun, Xiaojun
Advisors: Dong Qin, Meilin Liu, Vladimir Tsukruk, Zhiqun Lin, John ZhangBimetallic nanocrystals have received growing interest owing to their diversified properties and promising applications. Seeded growth serves as a powerful route to bimetallic nanocrystals but its capability is limited by...
Plasmonic Metamaterials as an Optoelectronic Platform for Active and Nonlinear Nanophotonics
07 Jun 2017 | Contributor(s):: Lan, Shoufeng
Advisors: Wenshan Cai, Ali Adibi, Bernard Kippelen, Azad Naeemi, Michael FillerThe ultimate goal of this thesis is to develop meta-structured devices that simultaneously sustain both electrical and optical functionalities. An asymmetric plasmonic grating was designed for not only the excitation...
Chemistry, Photophysics, and Biomedical Applications of Gold Nanotechnologies
03 Jun 2012 | Contributor(s):: Dreaden, Erik Christopher
Advisors: Mostafa A. El-Sayed, Adegboyega K. Oyelere, Bridgette A. Barry, L. Andrew Lyon, Zhong Lin WangGold nanoparticles exhibit a combination of physical, chemical, optical, and electronic properties unique from all other nanotechnologies. These structures can provide a highly multifunctional...